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  • Towson's choice: slimmed-down athletics focused on winning, or keeping two historical sports

    Towson's choice: slimmed-down athletics focused on winning, or keeping two historical sports
    Days after Towson University's athletic director recommended cutting two men's sports to make the remaining programs more competitive and comply with federal law requiring athletics opportunities for women, parents of the baseball team's players raised...
  • UB prepares to open new Law Center

    UB prepares to open new Law Center
    Like American jurisprudence, the University of Baltimore's new $114 million law school is complicated and thoughtful. Staircases bridge across and spiral through the 12-story building's vibrant atrium, connecting a labyrinth of classrooms and study...
  • O'Malley suggests Title IX taskforce

    Gov. Martin O'Malley suggested Towson University form a task force to study how better to deal with meeting Title IX rules on gender equity. The governor, who proposed giving state money to save the university's baseball program, told a group of...
  • Coppin State in disarray, students tell committee

    Coppin State in disarray, students tell committee
    Grace-Kelly Anoma stood in front of a special committee convened to address Coppin State University's troubles and let loose with her frustrations. Some professors teach by reading straight out of the textbook, Anoma told the panel Thursday evening. The...
  • Bill would toughen Maryland Open Meetings law enforcement

    Bill would toughen Maryland Open Meetings law enforcement
    New laws passed by the Maryland General Assembly late last week would put stricter penalties and an element of public shaming behind the state's open-meetings laws. State lawmakers said public officials have been able to flout the rules without...
  • Accidentally released text messages give peek at O'Malley discussions

    Accidentally released text messages give peek at O'Malley discussions
    The text messages were pinging to and from Gov. Martin O'Malley's BlackBerry. It was the latter part of October, and Election Day was just around the corner. He and top advisers traded messages that touched on three referendum questions, all approved by...
  • One more unwelcome twist for Towson sports

    One more unwelcome twist for Towson sports
    By dumping $300,000 in taxpayer funds on Towson University's baseball team, Gov. Martin O'Malley has temporarily solved one problem and created a multitude of others. The frustration that led Mr. O'Malley to intervene is understandable. But his proposal...
  • Lawmakers raise concerns about O'Malley proposal to fund Towson baseball

    Lawmakers raise concerns about O'Malley proposal to fund Towson baseball
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to allocate $300,000 in taxpayer money to save Towson University's baseball team came under fire Wednesday from some legislators and key fiscal policymakers for being unprecedented and unfair to other college sports programs....
  • Coppin's students-last policies

    Coppin's students-last policies
    Coppin State University has a serious problem with very low rates of student retention and graduation. Last December, the University System of Maryland Board of Regents created a Special Review Committee to look into this problem further and make...
  • Ire grows after Towson president cuts teams

    Ire grows after Towson president cuts teams
    Towson University baseball coach Mike Gottlieb got the call March 8 at 9:07 a.m. — a time he has committed to memory. We need you to meet with us at 9:45 a.m., athletic director Mike Waddell told him. Call your players and tell them to come, too,...
  • Towson White Student Union to patrol campus looking for crime

    Towson White Student Union to patrol campus looking for crime
    Barely a week after the group made national news for advocating for racial segregation at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Towson University's White Student Union is again drawing attention for plans to conduct nighttime patrols to watch...
  • Towson president decides to cut baseball, men's soccer

    Towson president decides to cut baseball, men's soccer
    Towson University president Maravene Loeschke was escorted by several police officers into a meeting with the school’s baseball and men’s soccer teams Friday morning to tell players she had decided to cut their sports. Her speech to members...